Imam Fode Drame is a current and contemporary teacher of the Holy Qur’an. Although he is deeply rooted in classical spiritual tradition, he is uniquely able to convey the heart and soul, the essence of the Qur’an to those seeking light, knowledge, guidance and wisdom in the modern age.
Originally from Sene-Gambia, Imam Fode is of the Jahanke People who carry an ancient history and spiritual relationship with the Qur’an from the arrival of Islam and the prophetic path to North and West Africa.
In this illuminating interview, Imam Fode Drame reveals the history of his lineage and personal background, speaks on the fundamental aim of the Qur’an and the path of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ as a path of character development, the importance of sincerity and humility for those seeking the Presence of God, and the Seven Characteristics and Qualities that lead to the love of the Divine.
Additionally, Imam Fode Drame shares the purpose of the publication of The Book of Knowledge, and reveals his vision for sharing the teachings of classical Islamic and prophetic spirituality with those in the modern world so as to enable human beings to rise in excellence towards the light, love and presence of the Eternal.
To learn more about Imam Fode Drame, please visit his website, Zawiyah Foundation, through which you can learn about his livestream classes, workshops and retreats, books and publications, and much more. Furthermore, you can connect further with Imam Fode on YouTube for additional content.